Peter Perkins (Jones) is a veteran cowboy who embodies the values of the old West, living in a small Texas town bordering the U.S. and Mexico. He hires Melquiades Estrada as a ranch hand and quickly befriends the man. But when Estrada is gunned down under mysterious circumstances, Perkins takes justice into his own hands and kidnaps a trigger-happy border patrolman (Barry Pepper), forcing Perkins to unearth Estrada's body and accompany Perkins on horseback on the long and treacherous journey through the frontier mountains and back roads of Mexico to bring his friend's body home.
Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones (Pete Perkins); Barry Pepper (Mike Norton); Julio Cedillo (Melquiades Estrada (as Julio César Cedillo)); Dwight Yoakam (Belmont); January Jones (Lou Ann Norton); Melissa Leo (Rachel); Levon Helm (Old Man with Radio); Mel Rodriguez (Captain Gomez); Cecilia Suárez (Rosa); Ignacio Guadalupe (Lucio); Vanessa Bauche (Mariana); Irineo Alvarez (Manuel (as Irineo Álvarez)); Guillermo Arriaga (Juan); Josh Berry (Border Patrolman); Rodger Boyce (Salesman). Please contact SFC to add other cast members and characters.
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